AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN'S HISTORY
THE COLLEGE OF NEW JERSEY
The Department of Women's and Gender Studies and the Department of African American Studies at The College of
New Jersey is seeking a historian of African American women to fill a ten-month, full-time, non-tenure track
joint faculty position, starting August 25, 2014. The successful candidate will teach courses such as African
American Women's History, African American History before or after 1865 as well a course in her/his area of
research. The Women's and Gender Studies Department has a major, a minor, and a graduate certificate and
The African American Studies Department has a minor; a proposed major is in progress.
Required: ABD in US History or US/American Studies, evidence of substantial course work and expertise in
Women's and Gender Studies, evidence of strong commitment to the education of undergraduates including at
least two years experience teaching at the college level in an American college or university Preferred:
PH.D. in US History or US/American Studies, graduate certificate in Women's and Gender Studies
To Apply: Please send a curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, a statement of interest, and three letters
of reference by May 15th to Karen Dubrule, Program Assistant for the Department of African American Studies
(email@example.com). Review of applications will begin immediately until a candidate has been selected.
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LECTURER, US HISTORY
The College of Liberal Arts invites applications for a non-tenure track, 10-month Lecturer position in U.S.
History with the History Department to begin August 2014. Position is renewable annually.
ABDs may apply, but Ph.D. in history is required when position commences in August 2014. Must possess a strong
commitment to excellence in teaching, scholarly productivity, and active participation in service to the department,
college, and university.
Teach lower-level sections of both halves of the U.S. survey. Lecturers may teach an upper-level course in the area
of their research speciality when scheduling permits. Area of specialization is open but those with interests in gender
and sexuality studies and/or urban history are particularly encouraged to apply.
Towson University was founded in 1866, is recognized by
U. S. News and World Reports as one of the top public universities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions, is
Baltimore's largest university, and is the largest public, comprehensive institution in the University of Maryland
System. TU enrolls almost 18,000 undergraduates and 4,000 graduate students across six academic colleges (business,
education, fine arts, health professions, liberal arts, science & mathematics), has over 865 full-time faculty, and
offers more than 65 bachelor's, 45 master's, and 5 doctoral programs. Our centrally located campus sits on 330 rolling
green acres and is 10 miles north of Baltimore, 45 miles north of Washington D.C., and 95 miles south of Philadelphia.
Review of applications will begin on April 7, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled. Send a letter of application,
curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, official graduate-school transcripts, a statement of teaching philosophy, a
syllabus for one half of the U.S. survey, and a scholarly writing sample (article or dissertation chapter). Send all materials
electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please direct questions about the position to the Search Committee Chair, Christian Koot (email@example.com). CLA Search #2756L
Upon submitting your Curriculum Vitae to indicate your interest in this position, please be sure to
click here to complete a voluntary on-line
applicant data form. The information you provide will inform the university?s affirmative action plan and is for statistical
purposes only and shall not be used to illegally discriminate for or against anyone.
FULL-TIME PUBLIC HISTORY LECTURER
UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, BALTIMORE COUNTY, SHADY GROVE CAMPUS
The Department of History at the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC), seeks to hire a full-time lecturer in
Public History for its program at the Universities at Shady Grove in Rockville, Md. The position is intended to
develop the department?s new minor in Public History through identifying internships, building relationships with
outside partners, supervising interns, and recruiting and advising at the Universities of Shady Grove. Duties will
also include teaching introductory courses in public history as well as advanced undergraduate courses in the
lecturer's fields of public history expertise and history specialty. The area of expertise is open, and may include
oral history, museum studies, or digital history. A research and teaching focus outside the twentieth-century United
States is strongly preferred. The lecturer will have primary teaching, advising, and administrative responsibilities
at the Universities at Shady Grove in Rockville, Md., though some teaching will take place at UMBC?s campus in
Catonsville, MD. Requires a Ph.D. and professional experience in public history. Teaching experience is preferred.
This is a three-year, non-tenure-track 12-month contractual appointment. The contract's renewal is contingent upon the
program's growth. The position offers a comprehensive benefits package and competitive salary commensurate with
experience. Only electronic applications will be accepted, and should include a letter of interest, C.V., and an
example of your Public History work. Applicants should also arrange to have three letters of reference submitted
separately with the candidate's name in the subject heading. Send all materials to Prof. Marjoleine Kars at
through e-mail by clicking here by March 31, 2014.
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DIRECTOR AFRICAN STUDIES CENTER (ASC)
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
Michigan State University (MSU) invites nominations and
applications for the position of Director of the African Studies Center
(ASC). Building on the Center's and the University's significant
accomplishments and history of commitment to Africa, the next Director will
provide the strategic vision and collaborative leadership skills needed to
further the Center's and the University's role as a dynamic leader in
Africa-related international research, teaching and engagement. The
position requires policy development and implementation capabilities, with
the ability to work collaboratively with faculty, administrators, and other
area studies and international thematic centers in promoting
Africa-centered research, education, outreach, and service programs.
Special emphasis is placed on playing a lead role in increasing MSU's
faculty-led, Africa-related research and engagement efforts.
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